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Bill Hader’s Comedy BARRY Becomes HBO Series

Bill Hader’s Comedy BARRY Becomes HBO Series

Back in January we announced in a Slate piece that SNL veteran Bill Hader was granted a pilot order by HBO for a BARRY. Here it is: HBO has picked up another pilot offer and this one comes from comedic talent Bill Hader. He is working on a little piece he is calling BARRY. But, just who is this Barry? He is an ex-Marine who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and ends up finding an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the L.A. theater scene. Hader (pictured) is expected to play the role himself. He is, of course, alumni...

Hader’s BARRY Pilot is Casting Up Real Fast

Hader’s BARRY Pilot is Casting Up Real Fast

Not too long ago we reported that SNL alum Bill Hader was working on a comedy called BARRY for HBO. Well it must be on a fast-track because news of casting the show has popped up rather quickly listing a few recognizable names. Joining Bill Hader will be Henry Winkler (pictured), Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan and Glenn Fleshler. To make sense of what character each one of them plays we remind you of the premise first. Just who is this Barry? He is an ex-Marine who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and ends up finding an accepting community...






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